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Monday, Nov 20, 2017 at 10:40 PM EST

Trump Asks Supreme Court for Full Enforcement of Travel Ban

Trump Asks Supreme Court for Full Enforcement of Travel Ban

The Trump administration on Monday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to allow the latest travel ban to take full effect. A federal appeals court ruling last week allowed President Donald Trump's newest version of...

Monday, Nov 20, 2017 at 09:54 PM EST

Judge Permanently Blocks Trump Sanctuary Cities Order

Judge Permanently Blocks Trump Sanctuary Cities Order

A federal judge on Monday permanently blocked President Donald Trump's executive order to cut funding from cities that limit cooperation with U.S. immigration authorities. U.S. District Court Judge William...

Monday, Nov 20, 2017 at 09:05 PM EST

Fed Chair Janet Yellen to Step Down

Fed Chair Janet Yellen to Step Down

Janet Yellen announced Monday that she will step down from the Federal Reserve board of governors once her successor is sworn in next year. Yellen's term as chairperson ends Feb. 3 — but she could have stayed on...

Monday, Nov 20, 2017 at 09:06 PM EST

Trump Was a 'Factor' in Decision to Retire, Says GOP Rep.

Trump Was a 'Factor' in Decision to Retire, Says GOP Rep.

Republican Rep. Dave Trott told CNBC on Monday that President Donald Trump was a "factor" in his decision to retire from the House at the end of his second term. "We have different styles and I sometimes don't...

Tuesday, Nov 21, 2017 at 06:34 AM EST

US Ending Temporary Permits for Almost 60,000 Haitians

US Ending Temporary Permits for Almost 60,000 Haitians

The Trump administration said Monday it is ending a temporary residency permit program that has allowed almost 60,000 citizens from Haiti to live and work in the United States since a 2010 powerful earthquake...

Monday, Nov 20, 2017 at 07:07 PM EST

Donald Trump Is Shutting Down His Charitable Foundation

Donald Trump Is Shutting Down His Charitable Foundation

President Donald Trump's charitable foundation, which last year admitted violating federal rules on "self-dealing," is in the process of dissolving, according to newly filed documents reviewed by NBC News. The...

Monday, Nov 20, 2017 at 04:56 PM EST

WH: US Increases Pressure on North Korea With Designation

WH: US Increases Pressure on North Korea With Designation

During a White House press briefing Monday, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said that designating North Korea as a state sponsor of terrorism is part of a plan to increase pressure on the country.

Monday, Nov 20, 2017 at 04:28 PM EST

Trump Designates North Korea a State Sponsor of Terror

Trump Designates North Korea a State Sponsor of Terror

President Donald Trump designated North Korea a state sponsor of terror during a cabinet meeting Monday. Citing repeated nuclear threats, support of international terror and Kim Jong Un's suspected involvement...

Monday, Nov 20, 2017 at 02:41 PM EST

Shootings Put Semi-Automatic Rifles Ads Under New Scrutiny

Shootings Put Semi-Automatic Rifles Ads Under New Scrutiny

The ads leap out from the pages of almost any gun magazine: Soldiers wearing greasepaint and camouflage wield military-style rifles depicted as essential to the American way of life. A promotional spot by the...

Monday, Nov 20, 2017 at 04:55 PM EST

US Declares NKorea a Terror Sponsor; New Sanctions Expected

US Declares NKorea a Terror Sponsor; New Sanctions Expected

President Donald Trump announced Monday the U.S. is putting North Korea's "murderous regime" on America's terrorism blacklist, despite questions about Pyongyang's support for international attacks beyond the...

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